[PDF/EPUB] The Ape that Understood the Universe BY Steve Stewart-Williams



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    Behavior is an interesting field to explore – be it human or animal I read Sapiens and Homo Deus sometime back and liked them for how the books traced the history of how we Sapiens got to where we are I very recently read the brilliant ‘Behave’ by Robert Sapolsky which is far detailed science writing “The Ape that understoo

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    The Ape That Understood the Universe the second book written by associate professor of psychology Steve Stewart Williams t

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    I read long ago The Naked Ape by William Norris Didn’t everyone interested in the sciences of evolution read it And I have since read a lot of scientific papers on anthropology evolution of species neurology and human brain etc I'm very interested by all these topics So I loved reading this oneOne could say that this book is di

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    Note I received a copy curtesy of Netgalley and Cambridge University Press in exchange for an honest review This book is about the strangest animal in the world – the animal that’s reading these words and the animal that wrote them the human animal This is how the book starts strong and to the point – totally loved itAs evolutionary bio

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    The Ape That Understood The Universe starts off with a fascinating and uniue notion Because we’re so used to being human and to living with humans we sometimes don’t notice what a peculiar creature we are As a corrective I want to begin by looking at our species from a new perspective We’ll be looking at our species through the eyes of a hypothetical hyperintelligent alienIt is truly a delight and a lot of fun t

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    Excellent combination of old and recent discoveries on the evolution of the human species not from the anthropological point of view but based on sociobiology gene's eye perspective and evolutionary psychology mem

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    Interesting look at human behavior Full details on the how’s and the whys things may be the way they are A new look at evolution and the concepts of life A true who came firstwhat when how ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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    I first found Steve Stewart Williams on twitter He posted this thread of examples of animals previously thought to be unable to pass the mirror test or the ability to display capability for the theory of mind doing just that His tweet game i

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    I received a copy of this book from NetGalleyThat was interesting I always find myself on the fence when it comes to “nature vs nurt

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    It's an easy full of information and very amusing book Thank you Steve Stewart William for the effort

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The Ape that Understood the Universe is the story of the strangest animal in the world the human animal It opens with a uestion How would an alien scientist view our species What would it make of our sex differences our sexual behavior our child rearing patterns our moral codes our religion The Ape That Understood the Universe the second book written by associate professor of psychology Steve Stewart Williams takes a look at evolutionary psychology and cultural evolutionary theory in an effort to explain how and why humans evolved Paying particular attention to the way the mind and culture evolve the author writes a witty and fascinating account of these topics Written in a casual conversational style this allows it to be accessible to those who have no scientific knowledge whatsoever Make no mistake this is a challenging read I learned a great deal and found myself totally engrossed from the first pageHowever some parts of the book ramble a bit and the author hammers home his points over and over again so it did get a little repetitive at times That said I particularly enjoyed the ruminations on the nature vs nurture debate which were thought provoking and Stewart Williams objectively assesses the current theories He backs up most of his claims with relevant surveys and research and arguments that are made are cogent but there were uite a few assumptions made by the author which was a little disappointing He does however manage to make a complex topic understandable and entertaining which puts this amongst the best non fiction I have read in uite a while There is a strong sense that Mr Stewart Williams knows his onions and due to my enjoyment I read this much uicker than most non fiction I pick up Well worth your time if it s a subject that interests youMany thanks to Cambridge University Press for an ARC Planet of the Bugs uestion How would an alien scientist view our species What would it make of our sex differences our sexual behavior our child rearing patterns our moral codes our religion The Ape That Understood the Universe the second book written by associate professor of psychology Steve Stewart Williams takes a look at evolutionary psychology and cultural evolutionary theory in an effort to explain how and why humans evolved Paying particular attention to the way the mind and culture evolve the author writes a witty and fascinating account of these topics Written in a casual conversational style this allows it to be accessible to those who have no scientific knowledge whatsoever Make no mistake this is a challenging read I learned a great deal and found myself totally engrossed from the first pageHowever some parts of the book ramble a bit and the author hammers home his points over and over again so it did get a little repetitive at times That said I particularly enjoyed the ruminations on the nature vs nurture debate which were thought provoking and Stewart Williams objectively assesses the current theories He backs Fishes of the Open Ocean up most of his claims with relevant surveys and research and arguments that are made are cogent but there were Out of Bounds (Boundaries, uite a few assumptions made by the author which was a little disappointing He does however manage to make a complex topic Grass, Sky, Song understandable and entertaining which puts this amongst the best non fiction I have read in Otter Chaos! (Otter Chaos uite a while There is a strong sense that Mr Stewart Williams knows his onions and due to my enjoyment I read this much The Illusionists uicker than most non fiction I pick O Último Testamento (Maggie Costello, up Well worth your time if it s a subject that interests youMany thanks to Cambridge University Press for an ARC

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S languages and science The book tackles these issues by drawing on ideas from two major schools of thought evolutionary psychology and cultural evolutionary theory The guiding assumption is that humans are animals and that like all animals we evolved to pass on our genes At some point howe Excellent combination of old and recent discoveries on the evolution of the human species not from the anthropological point of view but based on sociobiology gene s eye perspective and evolutionary psychology meme s eye perspective We learn how and why we have come to dominate our planet and how the inside genetic and outside social and cultural history of our evolution explains why we do what we do in everyday lifeThe author makes interesting instructive and amusing comparisons with the plant and animal world in general and with mammals in particular He sometimes presents things from an outside point of view the one that could have a visitor from another planet This helps us to understand what a strange beast is the human being1 The Alien s Challenge2 Darwin Comes to Mind3 The SeXX XY Animal4 The Dating Mating Baby Making Animal5 The Altruistic Animal6 The Cultural AnimalAppendix A How to Win an Argument with a Blank SlaterAppendix B How to Win an Argument with an Anti MemeticistThis is a very informative and accessible book that everybody should read It s better than The Naked Ape A Zoologist s Study of the Human Animal and a lot less depressing than The Selfish Gene books that the author uotes extensivelyThanks to Netgalley for a copy of this book Encounters with Rauschenberg us to Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries understand what a strange beast is the human being1 The Alien s Challenge2 Darwin Comes to Mind3 The SeXX XY Animal4 The Dating Mating Baby Making Animal5 The Altruistic Animal6 The Cultural AnimalAppendix A How to Win an Argument with a Blank SlaterAppendix B How to Win an Argument with an Anti MemeticistThis is a very informative and accessible book that everybody should read It s better than The Naked Ape A Zoologist s Study of the Human Animal and a lot less depressing than The Selfish Gene books that the author Engendering Song uotes extensivelyThanks to Netgalley for a copy of this book